Category Archives: Practical Tips

Our Monthly Tip: How to Use Self-Hypnosis to Manage Pain

Take control of pain through self-hypnosis

Our Tip of the Month Many dying people experience pain, and their caregivers may have to cope with pain as well. For instance, caregivers may experience tension headaches or joint and muscle aches from lifting and turning the person they … Continue reading

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Check Out The My Good Grief Journal For Kids App

An iPad app to help bereaved children process their feelings

Our Tip of the Month   My Good Grief Journal For Kids is an iPad app for children who have been touched by the loss of a loved one. The app was created by John Lemasters, a former hospice Bereavement … Continue reading

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Our Monthly Tip: Create a Bird Feeder for Someone Who Is Dying

Give your terminally ill loved one something natural to enjoy

Our Tip of the Month The holidays are here, and it’s time to find presents for your loved one. Choosing a present for someone who is terminally ill can be a challenge. The person may be too weak to take … Continue reading

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Our Monthly Tip: Seven Holiday Gifts for Someone Who Is Grieving

These gifts may help a loved one who has suffered a loss

The holiday season is often especially difficult for people coping with loss. Celebrating traditional holidays without a loved one can bring up intense feelings of grief. That’s why we are offering you these seven holiday gift ideas for someone who … Continue reading

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Our Monthly Tip: Create a Memorial Tree in Your Loved One’s Honor

Decorate a tree with photos and flowers for an outdoor memorial

Our Tip of the Month Holding a memorial service in a natural setting is a perfect way to honor a loved one who enjoyed the outdoors. What’s more, nature is healing. It can soothe the souls of those who are … Continue reading

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Our Monthly Tip: Bringing a Child to a Funeral

Old enough to love is old enough to grieve

Our Tip of the Month Alan D. Wolfelt, PhD, an expert on bereavement, has said that anyone who is old enough to love is also old enough to grieve. He is an advocate of bringing a child to a funeral … Continue reading

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